The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 77 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.50% 2.15% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.19% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 4
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £43,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1029 1004 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.62% 97.95% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 790 798 743
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 21 (55.26%) Software Testing
2 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 19 (50.00%) QA
3 15 (39.47%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) Automation Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
7 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Open Source
7 10 (26.32%) RAD
7 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 9 (23.68%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) MCITP
8 9 (23.68%) VLAN
8 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
8 9 (23.68%) RTP
8 9 (23.68%) H.323
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco
8 9 (23.68%) CCNA
8 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) ISEB
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Avaya
8 9 (23.68%) MCSE
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
1 10 (26.32%) Wireshark
2 9 (23.68%) RTP
2 9 (23.68%) H.323
2 9 (23.68%) VLAN
2 9 (23.68%) VoIP
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) FogBugz
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.63%) Appium
4 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Open Source
2 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Software Testing
2 15 (39.47%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Automation Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 10 (26.32%) RAD
6 9 (23.68%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Kanban
8 3 (7.89%) V-Model
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (23.68%) MCSE
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) ISEB
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (23.68%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
1 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco
1 9 (23.68%) Avaya
1 9 (23.68%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
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TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care, pension & up
Posted: 23 days ago